Irish Studies, Literature, News

LUP announces new Irish Literature series

Liverpool University Press is pleased to announce a new series in Irish Literature, led by series editors Eve Patten (Trinity College Dublin), Frank Shovlin (University of Liverpool) and Tom Walker (Trinity College Dublin). Liverpool Studies in Irish Literature will offer insights into a diverse range of texts, themes, moments, figures and networks in Irish literature from c.1800 through … Continue reading

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Artistic works inspired by the Great Famine struggle to do it justice, but they keep the memory alive

This piece was originally published on The Conversation. How do you represent in film an experience as keen and painful as hunger? Director Lance Daly’s recently released film Black ‘47 – a revenge epic set during the 1840s Irish famine – is the latest attempt to depict the devastating catastrophe which left more than a million dead … Continue reading